Phalangoidea
Phalangoidea Phal`an*goi"de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e'i^dos form.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They have long, slender, many-jointed legs; usually a rounded, segmented abdomen; and chelate jaws. They breathe by trache[ae]. Called also {{Phalangides}}, {{Phalangidea}}, {{Phalangiida}}, and {{Opilionea}}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Opilionea — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangidea — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangides — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangiida — Phalangoidea Phal an*goi de*a, n. pl. [NL., from Phalangium the daddy longlegs (see {Phalangious}) + Gr. e i^dos form.] (Zo[ o]l.) A division of Arachnoidea, including the daddy longlegs or harvestman ({Phalangium}) and many similar kinds. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangid — Pha*lan gid, n.; pl. {Phalangides}. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Phalangoidea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangides — Phalangid Pha*lan gid, n.; pl. {Phalangides}. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Phalangoidea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phalangious — Pha*lan gi*ous, a. [L. phalangium a kind of venomous spider, Gr. ?, fr. ? a spider. Cf. {Phalanx}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to Phalangoidea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eupnoi — Taxobox image caption = Hadrobunus grandis image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Arachnida ordo = Opiliones subordo = Eupnoi subordo authority = Hansen Sørensen, 1904 diversity link = Eupnoi diversity = 6 families, > …   Wikipedia

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